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Old 10-07-2003, 05:14 PM   #1
identikal
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I have root on a debian server..
i want to add a command that my users can type..
i.e they type "get-muh" and it performs a wget <url> command.... is this possible, if so please inform me as to what command(s) i would have to do or whatnot...
 
Old 10-07-2003, 05:38 PM   #2
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make a script call "get-muh" that has this in it:


#!/bin/sh
wget my.url.com

then give it executable permissions...

chmod 755 get-muh

then put it in /usr/bin or some other common place

-K
 
Old 10-08-2003, 11:37 AM   #3
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Thanks very much
i take it i do like...
wget url....
tar zxvf muh....
rm muh...tar.gz

it will perform each command after each are fully completed... just incase the last command deletes the tar.gz before its untar'd...
 
  


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